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Dana-Farber investigators receive $13.3 million in funding to study whether some groups of patients with DCIS who do not benefit from standard treatment, could be effectively managed with surveillance alone.
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Clinicians at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center are now armed with specialized tests to create a precise "tumor profile" for each patient's cancer. Learn about the latest thinking in precision cancer medicine from our researchers and clinicians, and explore a searchable database of clinical trials that focus on targeted therapies by disease, gene, and mutation.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute today announced an immuno-oncology collaboration with potential applicability in a wide range of oncology indications with Array BioPharma.
Researchers found a way of differentiating angiocentric gliomas from other low-grade pediatric brain tumors and developed a pathological test that will help children avoid unnecessary and potentially damaging additional therapies.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is joining 69 of the nation's leading cancer centers in the call for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer.
Research by Dana-Farber scientists reveals genes with monoallelic expression are an important source of genetic diversity among people and also may help explain the genetic variation among cancer cells in a tumor.
Dana-Farber is one of 70 top cancer centers nationwide releasing a joint statement encouraging HPV vaccinations.
Dr. Katherine Janeway led a study finding some pediatric cancer patients harbor mutations in their tumor or germline that have potential clinical significance, either for diagnosis or treatment.
Dr. George Demetri comments on the call for Medicare and Medicaid to pay for advanced gene-sequencing of tumors.
Dr. Christopher Recklitis commented on patient issues as part of the 2016 cancer survivorship symposium in San Francisco.
Dr. Alexi Wright led a study showing families of terminally ill cancer patients say end-of-life care is better when the patient is at home or in hospice care, not in the hospital intensive care unit.
Dr. George Demetri discusses the moonshot initiative to conquer cancer.
Dr. Barrett Rollins talks about President Obama's new national effort called "moon shot" to help in the fight against cancer.
Dr. George Demetri commented on Vice-President Joe Biden's push for new cancer research and treatments.
Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc. Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis. Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome. Caregivers may also attend.
Please call 603-674-3770 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(9)
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Bowdoin Street Health Center
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974. Visit us on the web at www.dana-farber.org/mammographyvan. Dana-Farber's Mammography Van is managed by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Mobile Health Program and possesses a valid license and certificate of inspection issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Circle of Life (Círculo de Vida)(2)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Smith Building, Room 335
Circle of Life (Círculo de Vida)
Patient referral information, clinical resources and more.
For adults:877-442-3324Quick access: Appointments as soon as the next day for new adult patientsFor children:888-733-4662
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